After Stalingrad, German victory agains the Soviets was not a realistic possibility. Yet there were alternatives that could have prolonged the war. More »
The elite ‘Bradenburgers,’ or Brandenburg commandos, scored many spectacular successes during clandestine operations. More »
With a long tradition of military excellence, the German Army was harnessed for conquest by Hitler and the Nazis. More »
Spanish dictator Francisco Franco held Hitler and the Nazi regime at arm’s length throughout the war. More »
Panzer Group 4 of German Army Group North dashed for Leningrad during the opening weeks of Operation Barbarossa. More »
A father and daughter conducted espionage operations for the Third Reich in the United States. More »
Did FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover cover up the events that led to the capture of German agents in the U.S.? Find out more below. More »
Petty thief, con artist, and burglar Eddie Chapman played both sides as “Fritzchen” and “Agent Zigzag.” More »
Heinz Lüning, a reluctant spy for the Third Reich, served as inspiration for British writer Graham Greene. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.